Typical Plan of Study

for Students in the Ph.D. program

Year 1
Fall
  • ANTH600 - Socio-Cultural Theory (3)
  • ANTH603 - Archaeological Theory (3)
  • Linguistic Anthropology
  • Biological Anthropology
Spring
  • Three elective classes
  • Presentation and Paper prospectus
Year 2
Fall
  • Two elective classes
  • Language examination
  • 3 credits of ANTH800
Spring
  • ANTH640 - Presentation and Paper (3)
  • Presentation and Paper
  • 6 credits of ANTH 800
  • Optional: One elective class
Summer
  • Draft grant proposal (due September 1)
Year 3
  • Qualifying examination
  • Dissertation proposal defense
Year 4
  • Grant proposal submission
  • Begin dissertation research
Year 5+
  • Dissertation research and writing